Vol. 5, No. 2

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Volume 5, No. 2 - November 2016
(ISSN 2158-9666)


Frontier Tibet: Trade and Boundaries of Authority in Kham

Introduction to “Frontier Tibet: Trade and Boundaries of Authority in Kham”
Stéphane Gros, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

“To Control Tibet, First Pacify Kham”: Trade Routes and “Official Routes” (Guandao) in Easternmost Kham
Patrick Booz, Pennsylvania State University

Construction Work and Wages at the Dergé Printing House in the Eighteenth Century
Rémi Chaix, École Pratique des Hautes Études

Guozhang Trading Houses and Tibetan Middlemen in Dartsedo, the “Shanghai of Tibet”
Yudru Tsomu, Sichuan University

Victorianizing Guangxu: Arresting Flows, Minting Coins, and Exerting Authority in Early Twentieth-Century Kham
Scott Relyea, Appalachian State University

Tricks of the Trade: Debt and Imposed Sovereignty in Southernmost Kham in the Nineteeth to Twentieth Centuries
Stéphane Gros, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

Memory Politics at Work in a Gyalrong Revolt in the Early Twentieth Century
Jinba Tenzin, National University of Singapore

Afterword: Why Kham? Why Borderlands? Coordinating New Research Programs for Asia
C. Patterson Giersch, Wellesley College

Mapping Vietnameseness

Introduction to “Mapping Vietnameseness”
Hue-Tam Ho Tai, Harvard University

From a Reliant Land to a Kingdom in Asia: Premodern Geographic Knowledge and the Emergence of the Geo-Body in Late Imperial Vietnam
Liam C. Kelley, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa

Contested Sovereignty: Local Politics and State Power in Territorial Conflicts on the Vietnam-China Border, 1650s–1880s
Vũ Đường Luân, Vietnam National University, Hanoi

Vietnam at the Khmer Frontier: Boundary Politics, 1802–1847
Vũ Đức Liêm, Hanoi National University of Education